Western Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

Western Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha

The Spotbill, Anas poecilorhyncha, also known as the Spot-billed Duck, is a dabbling duck which breeds in tropical and eastern Asia. It has three subspecies: A. poecilorhyncha poecilorhyncha (Indian Spotbill), A. poecilorhyncha zonorhyncha (Chinese Spotbill),and A. poecilorhyncha haringtoni (Burmese Spotbill). This duck is resident in the southern part of its range from Pakistan and India to southern Japan, but the northern subspecies, the Chinese Spotbill is migratory, wintering in southeast Asia.

Factsheet: Western Spot-billed Duck Anas poecilorhyncha 


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